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Man Shot Dead in Happy Estate, Police Officer and A group of men engaged in  deadly shootout.

Man Shot Dead in Happy Estate, Police Officer and A group of men engaged in deadly shootout.

BELVEDERE:-- The detective department is currently investigating a fatal shooting in Happy Estate Belvedere. The shooting is said to have taken place around 7pm Wednesday evening. Police Spokesman Ricardo Henson said that a group of young men that were armed attacked an off-duty police officer in the area. Henson said based on information he received during the attack someone asked " do you want me to shoot you." The police spokesman said shortly after that shots...

SMCU calls on Government and other Government Entities to deal with TELEM Illegal hiring of Foreign Contractors.

SMCU calls on Government and other Government Entities to deal with TELEM Illegal hiring of Foreign Contractors.

Calls on Raphael Boasman to vacate his seat as Chairman of the Supervisory Board since he is operating in Conflict of Interest.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The St. Maarten Communication Union (SMCU) headed by Ludson Evers along with his other board members told reporters at a press conference held on Wednesday that he would like for the Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs (Shareholder representative of TELEM) and other entities they contacted to deal with an illegal situation that TE...

Seven Seas Waters Contributes to Sundial School Breakfast Program

Seven Seas Waters Contributes to Sundial School Breakfast Program

PHILIPSBURG:---  The Sundial school has become the latest recipient of donations made by Seven Seas Waters (St. Maarten). Seven Seas Waters Managing Director, Franklyn Richards on Wednesday presented a cheque of 3500 dollars to the school for its annual breakfast program. The program targets students whom are known to come to school on an empty stomach.
Accepting the donation, on behalf of the school were Miss Jacky Morris, Sundial school teacher at the care ...

Library and CPS “OrganWise” Lesson materials available at library

Library and CPS “OrganWise” Lesson materials available at library

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL), in collaboration with Collective Prevention Services (CPS), Ministry of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor, are making lesson materials available at the library for educators who wish to incorporate the...

TELEM Negotiating with LIME --- Negotiations with Digicel still Open – Reliable Sources

PHILIPSBURG:--- The St. Maarten Telecommunication Company is busy negotiating with LIME USA as they continue to seek partnership with an another company. SMN News learnt from reliable sources that the talks began sometime in February 2015. SMN News further learnt tha...

Operating remote piloted aircraft (RPAS) in Sint Maarten

Operating remote piloted aircraft (RPAS) in Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister responsible for Aviation Affairs Claret Connor and the Department of Civil Aviation and Shipping and Maritime would like to advise the public against the use of remote piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) in Sint Maarten, particularly in the area ...

Art Saves Lives holds first Placement and Screening Audition

Art Saves Lives holds first Placement and Screening Audition

Ms. Nikeva Stapleton featured artist conducts workshop at screening

Maho:---  On Saturday February 28th students from both sides of the island took part in the Audition and Placement event for Art Saves Lives Foundation Summer Intensive which will be held from Ju...

 The Department of Youth Affairs hosts Final Youth Desk Proposal presentations

The Department of Youth Affairs hosts Final Youth Desk Proposal presentations

Milton Peters College Students Overall Competition Winner


PHILIPSBURG:--- Four talented students walked away with their very own Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 as a prize and the opportunity to execute their project proposal after winning the first Youth Desk Competition which ...

Fuel Price Adjusted.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Government of St. Maarten regulates the prices of petroleum products by imposing a maximum price at which wholesalers and retailers can sell these products on St. Maarten. Due to the ongoing developments on the international level, the prices of c...

St. Maarten Quarter Development at The Port Of St. Maarten

St. Maarten Quarter Development at The Port Of St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG:--- It took the following questions to reveal that there is an approved development plan for the Harbor area.
"I would like to be provided with an elucidation of this convocation." "Who are the presenters and what is the objective of this presentation?"

The...

ILO opens Ninth Meeting of Caribbean Labour Ministers in The Bahamas

ILO opens Ninth Meeting of Caribbean Labour Ministers in The Bahamas

International Labour Organization (ILO) – 3 March 2015

PORT-OF-SPAIN:---  The Rt. Hon. Perry Christie, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas delivered the keynote address at the Ninth ILO Meeting of Caribbean Labour Ministers held at the British Colon...

Owner of the Old House Murdered – Gendarmes Busy Investigating-- UPDATED

Owner of the Old House Murdered – Gendarmes Busy Investigating-- UPDATED

French Quarter:--- Residents of French Quarter were thrown into shock on Tuesday when they heard of the brutal murder of the owner of the Old House "Former Rum Museum" Pierre Beauperthuy.
A tenant that is living on the property told SMN News that she is the one that f...

 

First additional Simpson Bay Bridge Opening for Heineken Regatta is at 8.00AM on Thursday Morning

SIMPSON BAY:--- Port St. Maarten – The Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority would like to remind the St. Maarten community that in connection with the 35th Edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, there will be five additional bridge opening...

Public health says have a healthy and safe Heineken Regatta

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, would like to wish visitors for the 35th edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta a ...

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Brutale disparition de Monsieur Pierre Beauperthuy

Brutale disparition de Monsieur Pierre Beauperthuy

J'ai appris avec stupeur la brutale disparition de Monsieur Pierre Beauperthuy, retrouvé mort chez lui dans des circonstances que l'enquête criminelle déterminera.
Monsieur Beauperthuy était une figure incontournable et emblématique de notre territoir...

Interpellation et condamnation des auteurs d'un « simulacre » de vol à main armée

Interpellation et condamnation des auteurs d'un « simulacre » de vol à main armée

Le jeudi 22 janvier 2015 vers 14h30, la gendarmerie est avisée d'un vol à main armée venant d'être commis au préjudice d'un commerce de Quartier d'Orléans. L'employée de ce commerce informe les
gendarmes que deux individus munis d'armes à feu ont déro...

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Statement by MP Sarah Wescot-Williams

Former Prime Minister and initiator of the U2 Can Move Fitness Program

I wish to start by expressing my continued support for the different activities that are geared towards a healthy lifestyle for all.
However, cognizant of the constrain...

Critique in review CURACAO Civil Aviation Authority

CURACAO Civil Aviation Authority


Curacao Civil Aviation Authority has not made significant efforts over the past several years to facilitate a change in civil aviation laws required to enable the island countries of Curacao and Sint Maart...

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